Giving credit where credit's due for Texas

Texas leads UCLA 42-20 after three quarters. The Longhorns have a handful of new, young skill position players, so it's easy to get distracted from what has made the offensive success happen.

Texas hasn't been held back by one of its biggest weaknesses a year ago: The offensive line.

Case McCoy has had all day to throw. The holes have been there for running backs Fozzy Whittaker and Malcolm Brown, and in short-yardage situations, the Longhorns have gotten the necessary push up front.

Texas has 203 yards on 30 carries, an average of 6.8 yards per carry. Last year, the Longhorns averaged just over four yards a carry.

The Longhorns are off next week before traveling to Ames to play Iowa State before the Red River Rivalry on Oct. 8.

We don't know how good Texas is just yet. It's easy to see they're better.

The offensive line is a huge reason why, especially in what looks like a victory today against UCLA.